Monthly Archives: September 2005

John Ashbery

My Philosophy of Life Just when I thought there wasn’t room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea– call it a philosophy of life, if you will.Briefly, it involved living the way philosophers live, according … Continue reading

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The battle of Oberbaumbr¸cke…&g2_itemId=5253 It tickles me that I will be able to tell my grandchildren that i fought the Germans for their benefit. Of course, I don’t plan to have any children so quite how i tell their children anything is something … Continue reading

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Study claims men have higher IQ than women…llnews&id=19926 Men’s IQ is on average five points higher than women’s, according to a new study conducted at Manchester University in Britain. The study that is likely to stir a hornet’s nest is to be published in November by the … Continue reading

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Uncle Albert and the Cosmic Raymonds Ich habe keine besondere Begabung, sondern bin nur leidenschaftlich neugierig. – Albert Einstein* It’s Einstein year here. The 100th anniversary of his annus mirabilis, as I am sure you knew. The exhibition was really good, packed full of neatness … Continue reading

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aren’t avocados cool?

so many different textures and shades of green, the dark shiny nurby outer surface, the green baize nap of the inside of the skin. the complementary surface of the fruit. the smooth, firm not quite slimy flesh that can be … Continue reading

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the eyes are having it

i was falsely accused of being high on drugs last night.. by this guy of all people.. it happens to me a lot. people spot my massive pupils and conclude i am halfway to the moon. it is simply not … Continue reading

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sickly sweet

Life is like a box of chocolates.. if you read the handy guide provided then you’ll know exactly what is on offer and can choose accordingly. -Me although that is not necessarily my opinion!

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A Secret Life

Why you need to have one is not much more mysterious than why you don’t say what you think at the birth of an ugly baby. Or, you’ve just made love and feel you’d rather have been in a dark … Continue reading

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Vor dem Palast in Rom

When in Rome one might expect people to speak Italian or possibly Latin. Here in Berlin, I didn’t necessarility expect to be sitting in the theatre in Tachales watching Titus Andronicus performed in Japanese. Why am I here? I just … Continue reading

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“Humor or Philosophy?” by none…y.asp?aid=16577 ‘SECURITY” IDIOT: I was checking in at the Fort Worth airport, when a security weenie asked, “Has anyone put anything in your baggage without your knowledge? To which I replied, “If it was without my knowledge, how would I … Continue reading

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Dancehall Vibes & Streetside Violence Had a great night at Rosi’s for some lovely reggae with remarkably versatile MC-ing from Gunjah Deluxe & Madame Mimi, see september pictures But as I shuffled out into the night for my first bad experience in Berlin. wandering … Continue reading

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Before I came here I thought I’d learn some German before I arrived.. I bought Michel Thomas’s excellent 8 hour course and another crap nine hour course that seems to be mainly designed for american tourists who want to complain … Continue reading

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Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Stewart pops in here from time to time but is something of a stranger to me (unless he’s someone i know only by a pseudonym.. and haven’t joined the dots) anyway i like his site so i’ve added … Continue reading

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naked card counting millionaires

whoever thought of combining internet poker and webcam porn must be very rich by now. playing strip-poker online with real money against real strippers.. why had i’d never heard of this before today? how i wish i’d thought of it … Continue reading

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